On 01 August 2022, the MWSS Regulatory Office (RO) held a “Stakeholders’ Assembly” at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City in celebration of its 25 years of unwavering commitment to public service. The event was attended by local chief executives within the Concession Areas, media partners, officials and representatives from oversight and partner agencies, concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad, and other stakeholders. Current and former officials and personnel of the MWSS RO were also present.

During the assembly, the top local government units (25 Barangays and 3 Cities) within the Concession Areas with outstanding desludging availment rate from 1997 to 2021 were given recognition at the “Gawad para sa 25 Kaagapay sa Kalusugan at Kapaligiran sa 25 Taon ng MWSS RO;” a commemorative booklet titled “On the Waves of Continual Progress: Safeguarding Public Welfare,” featuring highlights of the Office’s history and annual milestones from 1997 onwards, was launched; the Concessionaires’ outstanding performance in providing water, sewerage, and sanitation services was recognized through the Service Excellence Awards; “Reggie” – the Office’s water conservation hero, was launched; and eight MWSS RO personnel who rendered 25 years of outstanding public service were also recognized through the Loyalty Awards.

The MWSS RO was created in August 1997 by virtue of the Concession Agreements signed between the MWSS and the two Concessionaires: Manila Water Company, Inc. for the East Zone and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. for the West Zone.

For more information about the MWSS RO, visit our website at https://ro.mwss.gov.ph